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Tag: New York City

New York City council proposes sweeping NYPD reforms

The council has announced a package of bills to reshape the NYPD and improve officer accountability. A City Council member cited a “direct line” from ProPublica’s coverage to the proposals.

Watch: New York City teens take charge in the fight against...

Join Teens Take Charge in their fight: share this video to keep your community informed and help these teens #IntegrateNow.

Voices and Stories from the NYC Climate March

Across the country and the world last Friday, kids and adults marched and rallied in solidarity in a Climate Strike. The NYC...

New York passes world’s largest carbon reduction effort to combat climate...

New York passed the Climate Mobilization Act on Thursday, which is the world's "largest single carbon reduction effort that any city, anywhere, has ever put forward."

Amazon’s defeat in NYC galvanizes movement to end billion-dollar corporate welfare

The lawmakers who took down Amazon say their victory is just the beginning of a major fight against tax subsidies for huge companies.

NY Attorney General files lawsuit against Trump Foundation

"This is not how private foundations should function and my office intends to hold the Foundation and its directors accountable for its misuse of charitable assets.”

New York City councilman proposes bill to help employees disconnect from...

The right to unplug would help employees draw clear lines and set boundaries in their personal lives.

Former NYC Mayor Accused of Hitting Bicyclist and Fleeing Scene

Regardless of whether Dinkins knowingly fled the scene of an accident or was completely unaware of crashing into Garcia’s bicycle, questions arise about the 89-year-old former mayor is being hazard to others on the road.

#IllWalkWithYou: After Fatal Imam Shooting, People Offer To Walk Muslims To...

Although the exact motive of the shooting remains unclear, many see it as yet another instance of American Muslims being targeted simply because of their religious beliefs.

The Suicide of the Liberal Church

The liberal denominations and their seminaries, by betraying the poor, especially people of color, in a desperate bid to stay financially solvent, are making themselves obsolete.

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.